Year 3 - Year 4
Teacher of Primary
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The Twits by Roald Dahl is a nine lesson teaching unit which consists of a 87 slide PowerPoint presentation and a 13 worksheets. The Twits (Roald Dahl) is a brilliant scheme of work for low ability learners featuring a series of detailed four part lessons designed to enhance and develop pupils' reading and understanding skills. English Teaching Resources: The Twits (Roald Dahl) covers the key areas required by the National Curriculum at level 2/3 and includes a wide range of activities and lessons for pupils. - A brief biography of The Twits author Roald Dahl with a short film about his life narrated by Michael Rosen - A nine lesson scheme of work overview/plan using the four part lesson structure - Exploring the text - making predictions using the title, blurb and front cover - Descriptive writing study - creating character portraits using description from the text - Analysis of key characters Mr Twit and Mrs Twit - How Roald Dahl creates sympathy in the novel - Storyboarding, comprehension questions and cloze exercises to consolidate understanding - Writing empathetically as Muggle Wump the monkey - Studying Roald Dahl's use of language - effective adjectives and verbs - Understanding unfamiliar words - using a dictionary Complete scheme of work overview - 87 slide PowerPoint - 13 pages of worksheets